Summary: Digestible financial news. Get smarter fast with an entertaining breakdown of our top 3 business stories in 15 minutes. Pairs perfectly with your commute, workout, or morning oatmeal ritual. Hosted by Jack Kramer and Nick Martell.
General Electric is shrinking from XL to a M (at best) now that’s it not in the Dow. Lennar Corp is benefiting from a huge housing shortage as it chugs out 12k new homes per quarter for Millennial first-time home buyers. And Chanel needed to kill rumors that it’s lost its mojo by showing off its earnings for the 1st time ever.
Ziosk tablets are changing the restaurant dining industry for better and for worse. Carnival Cruises has 3 icebergs that caused shares to drop 10%. And Harley Davidson responded to the Trump tariffs by moving production overseas
You’re eating, wearing, and burning commodities every day. We’ll tell you what commodities are and take a deep dive into the 3 factors that drive their prices: supply, demand, and politics.
Instagram’s the “Copy Cat of the Day” with IGTV. Olive Garden’s sales growth is just an illusion, but shareholders still love it. A Supreme Court ruling is brutal news for online retailers, but solid for Brick-and-mortars and all 50 states.
Winnebago is a camping and recreation force to be reckoned with as sales of RVs, campers, and boats keep rising aggressively. AMC movie theater chain has a $20/month subscription offer to destroy MoviePass. And PayPal is going after all business payment platforms: Bricks, mortars, and online.
Canada Goose shares are soaring as the faux-rugged parka company aims to expand hard with Alibaba to Beijing. The Trade War with China could very quickly cost Americans $200 each per year. And Tesla’s tough work-life imbalance might have caused one employee to blow up.
JetBlue’s founder raised $100 million to start another JetBlue-like airline startup. SurveyMonkey’s giving Wall Street what it wants -- another “Enterprise” IPO. And we learn a huge difference between the auto and finance industries in how they deal with scandals.
Platforms are everywhere. Uber. Airbnb. YouTube. We focus on three unique platforms and their three critical stages to growth. You interact with them everyday, so you need to know what industry platforms will take over next.
Tailored Brands (the men’s suit company) looked oversized, ugly, and unimpressive in Q1. Microsoft is going at Amazon’s Go concept with its own cashier-less shopping system to sell to retailers. And WeWork is looking for a giant valuation after revealing awesome Q1 financial reports.
A South Korean tech company is innovating the hell out of the movie theater experience. The Fed raised interest rates yesterday because the economy is too good for its own good. And Twitter shares are up a shocking 122% since the US presidential election (and made a big announcement related to the World Cup).
Detroit’s Central Train Station just became Ford’s 2nd corporate campus for futuristic travel. AT&T and Time Warner were given approval to merge, which had a huge impact on media stocks. And Weight Watchers is our MarketSnacks “Comeback of the Day” for turning itself into a lifestyle brand -- again.
When a Cryptocurrency exchange gets hacked for $37 million, Bitcoin hits its lowest level of the year. Taiwan’s funky M17 has a Tinder-meets-YouTube dating app — and they awkwardly ghosted their IPO. And Fitbit’s new kids version helped the stock to its best day ever (and we pulled two biz terms you gotta know out of it).
China is in all the news. Markets, business, and politics. We explain how China plans to threaten the USA’s status as the economic leader of the world.
Stitch Fix is Amazon-proof thanks to its human and algorithm tag team. DocuSign lets users try free (which is key). And Lyft makes app changes that are good for you and for the world.
We dive into Tennessee Fire Whiskey, which copied Fireball, which killed Jaeger. Craigslist is finally under pressure from Facebook 20 years after it was created in an email chain. And airlines are struggling with how to deal with increased oil prices.